If you’re feeling lonely, we’re here for you. We can give you advice and practical steps to take if you’re struggling.
Everyone feels lonely from time to time. But for many of us, particularly those in later life, loneliness can start to define our lives and have a significant impact on our wellbeing. We've brought together advice to help if you or someone you know is lonely.
The Age UK network provides a range of services and support that can help you stay connected, meet new people and make friends.
92-year-old Len got in touch with his local Age UK to enquire about their befriending services and is now visited by volunteer befriender Ivor.
In this video, Len and Ivor talk about their growing friendship, and how Age UK's befriending service has made a difference.
They spend an hour each week chatting about a range of topics that interest them, and have developed a strong friendship.
The internet and digital technology can be invaluable for staying in touch with family and friends, as well as meeting new people. We've brought together information and advice to help you make the most of the internet.